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Deadfall
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R,2hrs 0min
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1968
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20th Century Fox
Synopsis: In this clunky suspense film, straining to be Hitchcockian, Michael Caine plays recovered alcoholic Henry Clarke, who finds himself enticed into the home of Fe Moreau (Giovanna Ralli), where he discovers an unusual arrangement -- apparently Fe Moreau would rather engage in a relationship with an ex-alcoholic than her husband Richard (Eric Portman). Seems Richard is an out-of-the-closet homosexual, complete with a young Spanish stud (Carlos Pierre) as a plaything. The staid home life heats up to a ... Full Synopsis
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An attempt to be daring, modern and "with it," even in 1968 Deadfall came across as tired, confused and dull. Director Bryan Forbes, who is capable of stylish, interesting genre work, is very much off form here; his attempts to ape Hitchcock fall quite flat, and much of the time he seems to be struggling just to get information from his convoluted screenplay across. There's a 23-minute sequence involving ... Read Review
Featured Cast
Henry Clarke
Fe Moreau
Richard Moreau
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Charlie Hunnam and Olivia Wilde in "Deadfall" (Magnolia Pictures)
Eric Bana in "Deadfall" (Magnolia Pictures)
Kris Kristofferson and Sissy Spacek in "Deadfall" (Magnolia Pictures)
Olivia Wilde in "Deadfall" (Magnolia Pictures)
Kris Kristofferson in "Deadfall" (Magnolia Pictures)
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